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Forum: Equipment 05-10-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,959
Posted By Bacon_Grease
I tried the UA line (and a couple other similar...

I tried the UA line (and a couple other similar brands) because it was cheaper than LD. Honestly, the real factor in the comparison is how long you'll be on the bike. While the UA is good for a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 203,768
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Recently, I bought a new van and hit a LOT of...

Recently, I bought a new van and hit a LOT of dealerships. They all have the same models and pretty much the same price - just like MC dealerships. I decided on one dealership not because of price...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,549
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Yeah, I had a buddy riding an old '85 Ironhead...

Yeah, I had a buddy riding an old '85 Ironhead from San Francisco to Wilmington, NC back in the 96. Dumb bastard lost a tool roll, a jacket, a wool blanket and who knows what else on that trip. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,549
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Lost Luggage - Tell the truth

How many of ya'll have lost luggage off the back of your bike? :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,094
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Agreed. Three years or so back, I was...

Agreed.

Three years or so back, I was driving the GropenVagen (green E150 conversion) and was t-boned by a small Saturn who pulled the classic "Oh, I didn't see you" line. Talk about scarey.
...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 868
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Murf, Where do you live? I'd be glad to...

Murf,

Where do you live? I'd be glad to meet up and let you try out my Clark Hammock if your interested. I know it's pricey and not a cot, but it might work out for you.
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,926
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Grilliput. ...

Grilliput.

http://www.grilliput.com/01en_grilliput_start.php

lightweight, small, easy to clean, cheap and doubles as and end table between kermit chairs. Plus, it has a bunch of tiny parts...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,800
Posted By Bacon_Grease
This might have been brought up already, but have...

This might have been brought up already, but have you considered a hammock tent?

I love my Clark Jungle Hammocks (I have two, one for me and one for my better third) and they take up far, far...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,347
Posted By Bacon_Grease
I ran a 2008 XL1200R for a year and a half.... ...

I ran a 2008 XL1200R for a year and a half.... the engine blew at 15k and I traded the bike in at 20k. It hit the shop probably 12 times for repairs under warranty in 18 months - including the bike...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,204
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Or, save yourself even more money and don't buy...

Or, save yourself even more money and don't buy the TrailTech's at all. I picked up a pair from Aerostich and was rather disappointed with them.

The quality, durability and light pattern were...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,861
Posted By Bacon_Grease
How noisy is the EXO700 compared to other...

How noisy is the EXO700 compared to other helmets?

I know there is no such thing as a quiet helmet, but I'm sick of listening to my Nolan N102....
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 12,478
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Aerostich changed the fabric on their HIVIZ gear....

Aerostich changed the fabric on their HIVIZ gear. The Darien they just sent me was the color of a Caterpillar bulldozer - hardly HIVIZ, but it's better than black leather.

When I buy HIVIZ, I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,730
Posted By Bacon_Grease
The GL series are all pretty robust machines. I...

The GL series are all pretty robust machines. I can't speak for the 1000's, but the 1100 is one wicked bike that just won't die.
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By Bacon_Grease
TriMagnum, anyone? :lol3

TriMagnum, anyone? :lol3
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,801
Posted By Bacon_Grease
I probably can't tell you anything about the...

I probably can't tell you anything about the eeePC that you don't know already. But, I can tell you that I bought a used OQO model 2 for the price range you're thinking and it is a serious little...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bacon_Grease
When you're a fat, lazy wimp that carries around...

When you're a fat, lazy wimp that carries around a gay-ass puppet around, you like wimpy things like suspension :rofl

Mr. Happy, though, he's a genuine bad ass. Here's his idea of a comfortable...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Thanks for asking, I seriously hadn't thought of...

Thanks for asking, I seriously hadn't thought of it, and it's a good thing I did. It might have screwed something up if I hadn't.
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Mr. Happy sez "SUCK IT BITCH!" ...

Mr. Happy sez "SUCK IT BITCH!"
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b357/berbindernk/GEDC0110.jpg

Man, he's such an asshole! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bacon_Grease
You know, as soon as I read your question I ran...

You know, as soon as I read your question I ran out and checked belt clearances.

It's about 3/16" from the bell crank, but it's a gnat's ass from the exhaust mounting bracket. I'll keep a close...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Progressive 413 on HD XL1200R

Well, I decided that since my shocks are blown at 5,000 miles I really didn't want to mess about with getting them replaced with the same ridiculous suspension the factory put on it.

I've been...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By Bacon_Grease
+10000000!!!!!!!!! I bought mine on eGay

+10000000!!!!!!!!!

I bought mine on eGay
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Sure is.

Sure is.
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By Bacon_Grease
I considered the Asus ans MSI machines, but the...

I considered the Asus ans MSI machines, but the eeePC seemed too limited in it's cababilities and the Wind was bigger than I wanted.

Thanks for the information on the connections and SS disks!
...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By Bacon_Grease
That's my buddy's dog. She's a 15 week old...

That's my buddy's dog. She's a 15 week old greate dane. Real nice little pup, only the little part isn't too accurate anymore :D

I think you desribed the OQO quite well. All the usefulness of a...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Thumb World's Smallest Computer - OQO model 2 REVIEW

OK, I've got the installed, done some playing, tried doing a number of things with the OQO and I think I've made up my mind.

It is unrealistic to compare the OQO to my other laptop computer...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-09-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 400,558
Posted By Bacon_Grease
+1 on the 2610. It's a LOT of GPS for the...

+1 on the 2610.

It's a LOT of GPS for the money. I love mine.
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,416
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Oh, the stock HD springs are, in fact complete...

Oh, the stock HD springs are, in fact complete shit.

Mine are sagging at 4,500 miles...

I am going with Progressive 13.5" springs. Dunno which series yet. I'd like the 440 (?) series, but...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,162
Posted By Bacon_Grease
I'll wait until my local HD shiop has a chrome...

I'll wait until my local HD shiop has a chrome version...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,337
Posted By Bacon_Grease
There is no question - there is ALWAYS...

There is no question - there is ALWAYS coffee...

Equipment - Jetboil and Trudeau mug...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,301
Posted By Bacon_Grease
OK, I have to pick your brain a little. What...

OK, I have to pick your brain a little.

What are you doing for tires? And what length rear springs did you pick?

I'm hoping to improve my '08's dirt handling abilities...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,301
Posted By Bacon_Grease
There's a saying floating around one of the HD...

There's a saying floating around one of the HD forums...

"Saying the Sportster is a beginner's bike is like saying you should drive a Corvette before you buy a Suburban"
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,301
Posted By Bacon_Grease
I have to say, the 1200R is a FUN bike. I love...

I have to say, the 1200R is a FUN bike. I love mine.

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b357/berbindernk/GEDC0085.jpg

It's no GS on dirt, but it sure as shit ain't boring!
Forum: Hacks 07-27-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,315
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Three reasons. 1) Lack of dealer support...

Three reasons.

1) Lack of dealer support network

2) Top Speed, when I've ridden 12 hours, I'd like to be atleast a thousand miles from where I started...

3) I don't have space / funds for...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,203
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Yeah, that was one nice machine... too bad that...

Yeah, that was one nice machine... too bad that there aren't enough people like us to make an impact on the sales figures.

Pretty much anything with mid mounted pegs, "tall" suspension or good...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 371
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Saddlebag mount

I'm looking to attach a set of ammo cans to my Sportster. Unfortunately, the only brackets I can find are $150 and that's just too damned much money for brackets to hold a pair of $7 cases.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,362
Posted By Bacon_Grease
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b357/berbindernk...

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b357/berbindernk/GEDC0192.jpg




http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b357/berbindernk/DSCN2380.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,754
Posted By Bacon_Grease
NO! (My Sporty is covered with bolt-ons and it...

NO! (My Sporty is covered with bolt-ons and it ain't custom):rofl
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,472
Posted By Bacon_Grease
You might look into one of the four cylinder...

You might look into one of the four cylinder Goldwings. Those are simply some of the best values in motorcycling. They're very comfortable, very capable, very cheap. I've ridden the snot out of my...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 53,013
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Nah. Those are battery operated!

Nah. Those are battery operated!
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2008, 04:23 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 53,013
Posted By Bacon_Grease
Oh, that? It's so I could charge the N-Com...

Oh, that? It's so I could charge the N-Com system in my helmet... yeah... that's it...

*looks around bashfully*

I have a little 4" fan that I use to keep me cool at night.
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